Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 11:55 am
Ricky Campos, 23, and Katye Hernandez, 22, both illegal immigrants from El Salvador who live in Silver Spring, Md., hold signs saying "Thank You President Obama" after he announced the new policy in June.
Credit Jacquelyn Martin / AP
At least 1.2 million young undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for a temporary stay of deportation and a work permit beginning today.
An expert panel for the U.N. concludes that both Syrian government troops and its allied militias have committed crimes against humanity in the country's civil war.
Some of the enumerated war crimes include murder, torture, rape and indiscriminate attacks against civilians. The Syrian rebels also committed the same war crimes, but the U.N. expert panel found these abuses didn't occur as frequently or against as many people.